BC Civil Liberties Association

BC Civil Liberties Association

May 18, 2014 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Civil Liberties Watchdog, Plaintiffs and Family of Gloria Taylor Begin Journey to the Supreme Court of Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2014) -

Attention News Editors:

National and local media are invited to a press conference hosted by the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) in downtown Vancouver, tomorrow (May 19).

What: The civil liberties watchdog responsible for launching the death with dignity lawsuit will announce the beginning of its journey to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Who:

  • Plaintiffs Lee Carter and Hollis Johnson
  • Family members of the deceased lead plaintiff Gloria Taylor
  • Elayne Shapray, a woman who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS)

When: Monday, May 19 at 11:00 am Pacific/2:00 pm Eastern

Where: YWCA Royal Bank Meeting Room, ground floor, 733 Beatty Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Note for Canada-wide reporters: Reporters outside of Vancouver are invited to join an operator-moderated conference call by calling our teleconference call-in number: Local 416-764-8658, Toll Free 888-886-7786.

Photographers: Visual of families and Ms. Shapray together will be available.

Read more about the case at http://bccla.org/our_work/carter-et-al-v-attorney-general-of-canada-2/.

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